ASSIGNMENT:

Does NZ need an alcohol overhaul?

Last updated 11:00 15/08/2014
drunken girls
BINGE DRINKING: Teenagers drinking.

Alcohol's part of a bigger problem for NZ

Share your stories, photos and videos.

Related Links

We need to de-glamourise drunkenness Changing our booze culture: It's a mass addiction

Relevant offers

Stuff Nation

Four-pronged attack to rid myself of anxiety Have you been pro-active against cancer? Pet of the day: Rocky's a sports fan 'Things could have been a lot, lot worse' Are rules around video replays hurting cricket? Pet of the day: Georgie's the most loving pet Top five reader comments Guys in utes, not tourists, are 'worst drivers' Simple acts of kindness made for great neighbours 11 reasons the Black Caps will win the Cricket World Cup

New Zealand's binge-drinking culture has long been a source of nationwide debate and we want to know your thoughts on the issue.

Is it the Government's responsibility to introduce tougher laws and taxes or does it start at home with parents and education? 

Is it just a youth problem or a bigger cultural mindset?

Do we even have a problem or are we all just having a good time?

Recent changes to the law have resulted in bars shutting their doors at 4am, adults being fined for giving alcohol to minors who are not their own children, and bars losing their licences if an intoxicated person steps on to their premises. 

What do you think of the changes?

If you've got an opinion on how to address this issue, click the big green button to share it.


View all contributions
Ad Feedback
Special offers
Opinion poll

Would you send your child to a total immersion school of another culture?

Yes

No

No opinion

Vote Result

Related story: (See story)

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content